The Cazador Draws Post 7 for Delta's Laddie Futurity

The fastest qualifier returns in Saturday's $266,140 final.

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Rayne Knight's The Cazador is one of 10 state-bred colts and geldings entered back in Saturday's Louisiana Breeders' Laddie Futurity. PHOTO: Coady Photography

Rayne Knight’s The Cazador, a sorrel son of Sir Runaway Dash and the fastest qualifier, is one of 10 state-bred 2-year-old colts and geldings entered back in Saturday’s 330-yard, $266,140 Louisiana Breeders’ Laddie Futurity (RG2) at Delta Downs.

The Cazador made his debut with a 1 1/4-length victory in the eighth of 12 trials on April 29. The colt drew post 7 and will be ridden by John Hamilton.

Other contenders include TM Ranch’s Jls Dash N Fire, the second-fastest qualifier and an $80,000 buy at last year’s LQHBA Yearling Sale. Trained by Kenneth Roberts Sr., the Heza Fast Dash colt is coming off of a three-quarter length win in his debut, the sixth Laddie Futurity trial.

David Alvarez will ride Jls Dash N Fire from post 5.

The complete lineup, in post position order including jockey assignments:
Mr Coco Pilota (Alfonso Lujan)
Piloto Shiner (Donald Watson)
Ll Tee Boug (Alejandro Medina)
Tf El Whiskey (Armando Ramirez)
Jls Dash N Fire (David Alvarez)
Atimely Touch (Donell Blake)
The Cazador (John Hamilton)
Ima Gone Reba (J.R. Ramirez)
A Canadian Chill (Ricky Ramirez)
Sizzlin Blues (Eddie Sanchez)

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